Remote support of technology has been an ongoing evolution long before COVID-19, and that’s been an asset during this time. But there are still hurdles in enabling the office to optimally support remote meetings. It’s time to really start collaborating across design teams to make things work best to support people in the workplace.
“If you are the expert in this area … you have to be as clear as possible and you really have to present your expertise as something that’s non-negotiable.” - Nick Nienaber, Head of Audiovisual, WeWork
It’s also important to recognize that we’re learning new facts about the virus every day, so the workplace will likely continue to evolve as new understanding develops.
“Be careful not to make hard and fast rules now until we get better data.” - Julian Phillips, SVP for Global Workplace Solutions, AVI-SPL
Up Next: Back to the Workplace: Are We There Yet? Returning to the office will be different for every person, company, and location, but there are some general themes that emerged from InfoComm 2020 Connected on the topic of workplace reopening in a COVID-19 world.